My Eton Mess(y) Swiss Roll

I acknowledge myself that a lot of the things I do are met with much enthusiasm yet little success. It never puts me off, I always have a go. This can certainly be said from my latest Great British Bake-off inspired bake. Messy it certainly was. I used a Mary Berry recipe for the sponge … [Read more…]

Annie’s Manchester, Afternoon Tea and so much more

I work in Manchester and often cut down Old Bank Street to get to Market Street, where most of the shops are but I had never set foot in Annie’s. Annie’s is a delightful hidden gem in the heart of the city, just off the historic St Anne’s Square and located in the Royal Exchange … [Read more…]